The previous games for Rockdale (6-3) and Jarrell did not go as hoped for either team. Jarrell was outplayed 50 - 0 in its contest against Franklin two weeks ago. The defeat kept Jarrell winless and dragged its record down to 0-9. Meanwhile, Rockdale was close but not close enough last game as it fell 37 - 34 to Franklin.
Rockdale lost both the game and a five-game winning streak. It will be looking to show that its defeat was just a minor misstep while Jarrell will hope it is the start of a new trend.